digital Footprint

Q1 Managing Your Footprint Vocabulary

5. Digital Footprint


Deepfakes: Deepfakes are audio, images, and/or videos, of a person in which their face, voice, or body has been digitally altered so that they appear to be someone else, typically used maliciously or to spread false information.

Digital footprint: On the Internet, a digital footprint is a word used to describe the trail, traces, or footprints that people leave online. So that means anytime you do or write something online, there will remain a trace even if you delete it. 

Disinformation: Disinformation is false or misleading information which is intended to mislead, deceive or harm others.

Empathy: Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

Fraud: Fraud is something that deceives or tricks another person.

Generative AI: Generative AI is artificial intelligence that uses machine learning algorithms that enable machines to create new or fake data or media - such as audio, code, images, text, simulations, and videos, images, text, and audio - based on the features of its training data.

Malicious: Being malicious is having or showing a desire to cause harm to someone.

Media Usage: Media usage is the sum of information and entertainment on the Internet taken in by an individual or group.

Reputation: Reputation is the general belief or opinion that other people have about you.

Social Responsibility: Social responsibility means that individuals and companies have a duty to act in the best interests of their environment and society as a whole.

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MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

2. Digital Citizen
a. Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using using technology
d. Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security

7. Global Collaborator
c. Contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal